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Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project

The Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project, proposed by Teck Resources Limited includes the construction, operation and reclamation of an oil sands surface mine with a production capacity of about 260,000 barrels per day of bitumen. The project is located in northeastern Alberta, approximately 110 kilometres north of Fort McMurray. The project is a truck and shovel mine which includes two open pits, an ore preparation plant, a bitumen processing plant, tailings preparation and management facilities, cogeneration facilities, support utilities, disposal and storage areas, river water intake, a fish habitat compensation lake, bridge, roads, airfield and camp. The estimated project area is over 24,000 hectares. If the project is approved, the proposed project would operate for 41 years.



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July 25, 2019 - The Joint Review Panel submitted its Report containing its conclusions, rationale and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects of the proposed project to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change.

July 25, 2019 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency released the Report containing the Joint Review Panel’s conclusions, rationale and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects of the proposed project.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
715 Errata pertaining to the Report of the Joint Review Panel, Teck Resources Limited, Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project PDF (44 KB) October 8, 2019
711 Report of the Joint Review Panel, Teck Resources Limited Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project PDF (9.1 MB) July 25, 2019
3 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - January 19, 2012

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Contacts

  • Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project
  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • 160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
  • Ottawa, ON, K1A 0H3
  • Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
  • Fax: 613-957-0941
  • Email: Frontier.Review@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

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